Get your start-up costs covered - £99 available

Starting a business at the University of Birmingham has just become a little easier.  The B-Enterprising team is offering to pay for your business registration and cover the costs of your website domain registration for new and existing businesses (set-up during academic year 2018/19). This is open to current University of Birmingham students only.

Start your own business

Start here - information on company registration and starting a company
Register your company - set up a private limited company
Intellectual Property - Intellectual Property Office

Need advice? Book an appointment with our Start-Up Manager, Mohammed Ali.

If you would like to create a website for your company, you will need to register a domain name.  Once you have registered a domain name you can claim back the cost of it via the button below. You will also need to search for a web-hosting company online such as Wix or Wordpress as examples. 

Business Set Up Fund

You can claim back your business registration and website domain/hosting costs up to the value of £99. Please ensure you have registered your company and/or your website domain name before completing the below form. Please include attached invoices and receipts as proof of purchase.

Federation of small businesses (FSB)

You can register your business and benefit from lots of start-up support by registering with FSB.
Find out more and register by accessing this link

FSB annual membership starts from £133 of which £99 is reclaimable through the Business Set Up Fund. 


If you have any questions about making a claim, feel free to email the team at